OUR GREENER TOMORROW

At American Textile Recycling Services, we are constantly working towards Our Greener Tomorrow. Use this blog for opportunities to attend local eco-events and support nonprofit organizations in your area, as well as gain easy green living tips and meet our new and outstanding team members.

  • ATRS EcoArmy: Where Are They Now?

    Each summer motivated college students with a passion for all things green and philanthropic join our EcoArmy as Summer Marketing Interns. With a curriculum that ranges from demographic research to developing and implementing marketing campaigns, summer interns will gain both autonomous and collaborative hands-on experience in a real-world setting. As we enter the EcoArmy's third year, we checked up on our past interns to see what these high achievers have been up to since they've graduated ...

    Posted at April 5, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • GUEST POST: Act Today! Local Charities Rally to Veto AZ Bill 1504

    Do you support charitable giving and clothing donation programs in your community? Your help is desperately needed ASAP. So Act Today! Law makers in the State of Arizona passed Bill 1504 this week, threatening to shut down clothing donation bin in our communities. Local charities are banding together and rallying to veto Bill 1504, because it unfairly limits their rights and eliminates much needed funding for local programs and services. Here’s what they have to say:   “For ...

    Posted at March 22, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment
  • GUEST POST: Act Today! Proposed AZ Bill May Eliminate Clothing Donations in Your Area

    Do you support charitable giving and clothing donation programs in your community? Your help is desperately needed ASAP, so Act Today! The Arizona legislature is about to pass a statewide bill that threatens to eliminate clothing & shoe donation bins in your area. The bill would prevent charities from partnering with donation bin operators like American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) and would significantly infringe on their rights to raise funds through clothing donation partnerships like these. This means ...

    Posted at March 16, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living,Our Partners | 2 Comments
  • Annual Diversion Reports Are Out: Get Yours!

    The Earth called – and wants its resources back. Fortunately 2015 was a year of great strides and achievements as more and more families, residents, students and local businesses helped reuse, redistribute and recycle our precious resources. We are especially grateful to all our amazing partners - business owners, property managers and charitable organizations who host ATRS Clothing & Shoe Donation bins throughout the communities where we live, work and play. This one simple act makes ...

    Posted at February 24, 2016 | By : | Categories : Our Team | 0 Comment
  • Clean Your Closet and Donate Like a Pro!

    Get a jumpstart on Spring cleaning! With nearly 4,000 ATRS Clothing & Shoe Donation bins throughout the nation, it's a breeze to be clean & green while supporting a local charity. Got your donation bag handy? Here are our tips for cleaning and donating like a pro: 1. Pair up your shoes. This thoughtful gesture makes all the difference between sellable and useless to someone in great need. Gently used shoes are highly desirable, so just ...

    Posted at February 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Green Living | 0 Comment